Queensland government workers are gra...

Queensland government workers are granted an extra 20 days sick...

Friday Jul 13 Read more: Daily Mail

Public servants given a full month's paid sick leave just in case flu strikes - despite taxpayers already spending more than $580 million a year on leave Public servants have been granted a month's paid sick leave just in case the flu strikes, despite taxpayers already spending more than $580 million a year on government workers' sick leave. Employees in all Queensland government departments have been awarded an additional 20 days of 'pandemic leave', bringing the standard 10 days' sick leave up to a staggering 30. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace told government departments to grant the extra paid leave to public servants who exhaust their sick leave in the grip of a declared flu pandemic.

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